Tooth Erosion | Can Be Avoided

Great article from Smart Guy .. Tooth Erosion | Can Be Avoidedhttp://www.smartguy.com/index.asp?id=920&c=Tooth-Erosion Tooth ErosionEverybody remembers the urban legend about a glass of soda that if someone takes a tooth that he has just lost (the legend only works for the very young) and drops it in a glass of Coca – Cola, by morning it will be dissolved. Well, it …

The Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is the leading cause of adult tooth loss.  Its links to heart disease and stroke have been well-publicized. But did you know it’s also linked to diabetes? That means every time you pick up your toothbrush or wind that floss around your fingers, you’re saving a whole lot more than just your smile.  Here’s …

February is Heart Health Month

Healthy Gums- Healthy Heart Oral Health is Overall Health, from the MDS On Heart Disease and Stroke … “Did you know that the plaque that develops on your   teeth is the same plaque that causes heart attacks?” view this important publication from the MDS in  PATIENT INFORMATION on our website:https://www.longwood-dental.com/clinic/longwood-dental/forms/oral_health.pdf

Oral Cancer Screenings- from the American Dental Association

The foundation of sound dental care is routine cleaning and maintenance. However, your routine hygiene visits are not only for cleaning. These visits include a thorough examination and include an oral cancer screening, gum disease and decay evaluation as well as restorative evaluation. Your hygienist is a highly trained professional educated in the latest technologies and dental treatments available. Your …

SNACK SMART

Happy New Year !! 25 SNACKS WITH 100 CALORIES OR LESS ! Here’s to better snacking in 2012 …  from WebMD:http://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-100-calorie-snacks enjoy ..

Video: Whoopi Goldberg on The View – Gum Disease- It can kill you!

This video is a must see .. she is hilarious.   But her message is sincere and serious!!Check out the link below ..Whoopi Goldberg talks about Gum Disease – It can kill you! Whoopi’s personal experience with gum disease sheds light on how serious it can be and how easily it can be prevented.   Whoopi Goldberg talks about Gum Disease. …

Keep That Healthy Smile !

As your body changes with age, so do your dental care needs Keep that healthy smile – and your natural teeth !Tips from Longwood Dental Group: Discoloring: Plaque is an invisible layer of bacteria that forms on our teeth, and can trap stains at any age. But as we get older, plaque builds up more quickly and is harder to …

Eating Healthier with Iron Chef – CAT CORA

You don’t have to give up great flavor .. or ..  great foodhere’s a little help … CAT CORA:  “Reducing fat, sugar and calories doesn’t have to mean reducing flavor. You just need to know the right tricks.”   America’s first female Iron Chef  tips for healthy eating http://www.deardoctor.com/inside-the-magazine/issue-18/cat-cora/ 

From the Mass Dental Society: Gum Disease – a major cause of tooth loss …

From the Massachusetts Dental Society:If you notice any of the following signs of gum disease, see your dentist immediately: Gums that bleed when you brush your teeth Gums that have pulled away from the teeth and are red, swollen, or tender Bad breath that doesn’t go away Pus between your teeth and gums Loose teet A change in the way …